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, the others, to say we're never going to restore a decent economy here if working people have no rights. if people can't bargain with their employers, there's no place in the world where people who can't bargain raise their wages. in fact they get wage cuts on a continuing basis. and so i think that our strategy is to link core issues together so that it's not just quote, "labor," or particularly organized labor, as you said 12%, and that includes the public sector. private sector's under seven percent. it's notust labor talking about work's rhts. it's a of who have a vision of economic justice, let's do something about economic inequality. let's figure out how to stimulate the demand side of the economy because you need rising wages to have rising demand to get the economy going again. i think it's that kind of an agenda. and you know, in our view, what we talk to our members about, i was at a meeting in california of young new stewards on saturday, is this is seven to ten years. and, you know, i've been doing this my whole life. and i may not be there at the end of that period, but i
a decent economy here if working people have no rights. if people can't bargain with their employer, there is no place in the world where people who bargain can't raise their wages. i think our strategy is to link core issues together so that it's not just, quote, labor or particularly organized labor. as you said, 12%, and that includes the public sector. private sector is under 7%. it's not just labor talking about workers' rights, it's all of us who have a vision of economic justice. let's do something about economic inequality. let's figure out how to stig stigmatize the rising economy. i was at a meeting in california of young new stewards on saturday. this is 7 to 10 years. i've been doing this my whole life. i may not be there at the end of that period, but i'm sure, absolutely certain, that without that kind of basic movement in this country, not just the traditional union agenda, we don't have a chance. on the other hand, with that kind of agenda, i absolutely believe we can change this country as president obama talked about in 2008. the change you can believe in, the chan
that happen in eroding trust and really hurting the economy are legal. this is legal. what amgen did now is legal. should it be? is it ethical? is it the right thing for the country? absolutely not. but they literally accomplished in the back room, with their access to important people, what they could never have accomplished on the floor of the house or on the floor of the senate. >> congressman, people out there -- you're right, people out there are disgusted. but they're also despairing. they've seen this time and again. we report on it. they see it. they get angry. and then nothing happens. >> well, that's right. and that's why i'm so glad that congressman hanna, we've got a bipartisan bill here. >> a republican. >> a republican, a very good member from new york. and there's a lot of us who really take seriously that we've got two jobs. one is to try to make good decisions on policy that are going to get america going again, but the other, and each of us with a vote has this job, is to try to restore trust in the institution. and that means that when there is this kind of egregious r
Search Results 0 to 13 of about 14 (some duplicates have been removed)